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"The Bitch Seat"

In this taping of Lyssa Mandel's live talk show, guests Jeff Simmermon, Oscar Collazos, Rebecca Vigil and Myq Kaplan share poignant/painful creations from adolescence. Free gushers. Click for video.

Comedy

Film & Television

"Sunset"

(Mar. 22-28) — Academy Award-winning filmmaker László Nemes ("Son of Saul") takes on Budapest in the heart of Europe in 1913, as World War I approaches. "Breathtaking" — Indiewire. Click for trailer.

Film & Television

Iraqi Night @ The American Sephardi Film Festival

A short comedy about a Jewish community; the NY PREMIERE of a doc about 10 siblings who revolutionized photography; and an Iraqi-style Megillah reading and Purim party reception! Click for trailers. 

Film & Television

Shabbat & Holidays

Talks

Israeli Actress, Moran Atias, On Playing A Brooklyn Mom On New NBC TV Show

Born in Haifa, actress Moran Atias has played the role of a tough mother looking for power on FX’s “Tyrant.” Now she is stars in the NBC show “The Village” which premiers this Tuesday, March 19. She plays a Brooklyn mother trying to protect her son. NY Blueprint spoke with Atias by phone her role on the new show, and how her Israeli identity influences her work. She also shared something that might surprise readers – keep reading to find out more!

Q: The trailer for “The Village” shows your character crying in a courtroom. Can you tell us about your role?

"King Bibi"

A documentary film about the man who — 20 years before the spectacle of Donald Trump — understood the political benefits of a toxic relationship with the media. Q&A with the director. Click for trailer.

Film & Television

Talks

"The Best of Enemies"

A screening of the new docudrama followed by a discussion with its Academy Award-nominated star, writer/director and producers moderated by Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson. Click for trailer.

Film & Television

Talks

Master Class with David Deri

Meet the Israeli director behind the docs everyone has been talking about in Israel. Deri will show clips and discuss his groundbreaking films "Revolt," "The Ancestral Sin" and "Labor, Rebellion, Upheaval."

Film & Television

Talks

"Comme t’y es belle!"

Like "Sex and the City" but French Sephardi! The French box-office hit is a romantic comedy about four women juggling love, parenthood, new relationships and their professional careers. Q&A. Click for trailer. 

Film & Television

"The Unorthodox" — NEW YORK PREMIERE

A dramatic underdog story filled with comedic relief, this popular Israeli movie is a close-to-reality account of the founding of Shas, the Sephardi Haredi political party. Q&A with the director. Click for trailer. 

Film & Television

"Labor, Rebellion, Upheaval" — WORLD PREMIERE

The new doc about a systematic policy to keep Israeli newcomers from Asia and Africa at the bottom of the social strata, and a grassroots movement for justice. Q&A with the director. Click for trailer. 

Film & Television

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